But there was an incorrect quote in Q Magazine where it talks about me having sex with his sister. He opened the magazine and said, ‘I never said that, why would I say that?’ That was something that writer had extrapolated from God knows where.
We were provocative, anti-establishment and didn’t see ourselves as ‘serious’ musicians, writing ‘serious’ songs for ‘serious’ listeners.
I like to get rid of the things that truly don’t work for me – psychologically, spiritually, mentally or whatever it is that’s blocking me or bringing me down. Then one day you realise that you will do whatever it takes to get rid of this stupid feeling that you’re having.
I know what my sobriety date is, so it’s easy for me to add up the days and months since then.
We wanted to tickle people’s ear tonsils with cosmic, psychedelic funk until they couldn’t stand it.
And we believed we’d always be able to do that, as long as we didn’t kill ourselves in the process. This just works.”“People ask me if I regret being so honest in my book [Scar Tissue].
Sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago and sometimes it seems like yesterday.